Lyft drops arbitration requirement for sexual assault circumstances

The agency is not delicate in taking a dig at Uber: in a press release, Lyft famous that Uber modified its arbitration calls for simply two days earlier than dealing with a lawsuit. Even so, the corporate says it “agree[s] with the changes” and is not shy about following its rival’s lead in most respects. […]

Lyft faces one other class motion lawsuit over driver pay

The firm dropped its fee strategy on April ninth and raised fares exactly to keep away from legal responsibility from lawsuits like this, in accordance with the lawyer. The go well with would signify all US drivers who’d signed up no later than April eighth, 2018, and would search for each restitution for drivers in […]

Lyft lets folks with disabilities pay with particular ABLE accounts

The transfer would possibly solely have a restricted impression, although. It appears there are solely round 20,000 ABLE accounts in use — given roughly eight million Americans are eligible, lots of people are lacking out (Engadget has contacted the ABLE National Resource Center to make clear these figures). For the second, the Lyft program is […]

Walmart to end its grocery delivery partnerships with Uber and Lyft

Walmart to finish its grocery supply partnerships with Uber and Lyft

Online grocery supply and ride-hailing companies is a foul match, if Walmart’s expertise is something to go by. The retail big will quickly finish its supply experiment with Uber and Lyft, Reuters reported on Tuesday. Described by the information outlet as “a potential setback for the retailer’s ambitions to challenge Amazon,” the last-mile supply service […]

After Math: Robot revolutionaries

zero occasions earlier than: Drones have made themselves proper at residence within the legal underworld. Typically leveraged for counter-surveillance these distant managed quadcopters are actually taking a extra energetic position in unlawful actions — particularly, buzzing FBI agents while they attempt a hostage rescue. 30 Lyfts: Remember these self-driving cars-on-demand vehicles we showed you back […]

Will Silicon Valley grow beyond the ‘Brotopia’ boys club?

Will Silicon Valley develop past the ‘Brotopia’ boys membership?

The male leaders of Silicon Valley have performed their share of squirming in 2018, with the #MeToo and #OccasionsUp actions approaching robust in know-how, as they’ve within the media and leisure industries. Bloomberg TV anchor Emily Chang wrote concerning the ugliness of sexual harassment in tech in a guide known as Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club […]

CA courtroom ruling might upend gig economic system giants like Uber, Lyft

They should be capable to present that staff are free from the corporate’s management and route of their day-after-day duties and that the work they do is “outside the usual course of the hiring entity’s business.” Further, they have to be capable to show that staff are operating a enterprise of the identical kind they’re […]

Simmer Down About Lyft's Carbon Neutrality Announcement

Simmer Down About Lyft's Carbon Neutrality Announcement

Photo: AP Earth Day is sort of upon us, which suggests it’s time for manufacturers to declare their love for Mother Earth in company experiences and Medium posts. On Thursday, Lyft did the latter, asserting the corporate was shopping for carbon offsets for all rides. And thus, a thousand uncritical tech stories have been launched. […]